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Tuesday, June 15, 2021



Exports jump to $32.21 billion in May; trade deficit at $6.32 billion

June 02, 2021 2:10 pm

Imports in May rose by 68.54 per cent to USD 38.53 billion, from USD 22.86 billion in May 2020. In May 2019, imports stood at USD 46.68 billion.

Exports surge by record 58% in March

April 02, 2021 6:00 am

Imports grew about 53 per cent to $48.1 billion in March, with gold imports surging by 584 per cent.

Exports rise 5.37% in January: Commcerce Ministry data

February 02, 2021 11:13 am

Imports during the month rose 2 per cent to USD 42 billion, leaving a trade deficit of USD 14.75 billion, the data showed.

Fresh Covid-19 lockdown in Europe cast shadow on India's grapes exports

January 05, 2021 6:51 pm

The United Kingdom and other countries of the European Union have been a prized market for Indian grapes given the surety of payment there. Indian grape growers deal with both supermarkets as well as wholesale traders, with the former cornering 60 per cent of exports.

Exports fall 9% on lower petro products, chemical shipments

December 03, 2020 12:00 pm

Exports during April-November were $173.49 billion, as against $211.17 billion in the corresponding period a year ago, posting a negative growth of 17.84 per cent.

Exports fall 5th straight month in July, trade deficit narrows

August 15, 2020 1:03 am

Imports, too, fell 28.40 per cent to $28.47 billion in July from the same period last year, narrowing the country’s trade deficit to $4.83 billion from $13.43 billion in July 2019.

Gujarat: Exports slump by 60%, 5 SEZs outperform others

May 22, 2020 1:03 am

“Some of the SEZs continued to function with a day’s break during the lockdown in Gujarat. This includes IT/ITES SEZs and those manufacturing pharmaceuticals, including drugs and PPEs, to fight Covid-19,” a senior government official told The Indian Express

Oilseed processors, exports feel the pinch as migrant workers return home

May 18, 2020 8:53 pm

Working as manual labour in wholesale markets or processing units, these workers are engaged in loading and unloading material, transporting the finished product to godowns etc. Operations in most units can come to a grinding halt if such labour is unavailable.

Exports drop for fifth straight month in Dec 2019; trade deficit narrows

January 15, 2020 10:07 pm

However, the trade deficit narrowed down to $11.25 billion due to the subsequent fall of imports during the same period.

Coffee exports in 2019 up marginally at 3.50 lakh tonne

January 07, 2020 2:55 pm

Robusta coffee exports rose 4.10 per cent to 1,86,360 tonne in 2019 from 1,79,004 tonne in 2018, the Coffee Board data showed.